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Summary

In this episode we tell the story of the Elite game series and our story of playing the original together back at school, and some bits about the space-sim genre as a whole.The Guardian excerpt from Backroom Boys about David Braben and Ian Bell.Elite (1984) free PC download (and the Mac version)Or play it in an emulator in your browser.Elite 1984 gameplay footage (Scott Manley)ArcElite (the version we played) gameplay footageFrontier Elite 2 footageFrontier First Encounters gameplay footage (with updated graphics) (Scott Manley)

Show Notes

In this episode we tell the story of the Elite game series and our story of playing the original together back at school, and some bits about the space-sim genre as a whole.


What is Octal FM?

Listen to Brits Jalada and Sefran discuss gaming, technology and more in short, easily digestible episodes. Topics include talking to robots, visiting Japan, making coffee, diversity in tech and why Nintendo is awesome.